The Laurentine Ernst Garden is a community garden established long before Katrina and managed by the Backyard Gardeners Network. The garden’s namesake, Mrs. Laurentine Ernst was an avid gardener who lived on Jourdan Avenue. She was known for her St. Claude beautification project; she would carry buckets of water to St. Claude Avenue every day to water her plants.
601 Forstall St.
New Orleans, LA 70117
Backyard Gardeners Network Community Gardens page